Podcasts - September 6, 2017 & October 5, 2017October 06, 2017
Getting lazy! The first podcast is from quite some time ago. It wasn't about a specific movie but about the state of movies in general. I may have snuck in something about It. The second is from a couple of days ago and talks about Blade Runner 2049 and the upcoming Star Wars Episode IX now that the beloved J.J. Abrams has returned to direct.
My thanks to Fictional Frontiers for providing these.
Last Gasps, or the Format War that Wasn't
The theater industry had better figure out quickly what to put in all those multiplexes. Rather than aiming nasty comments at Robert Iger and Steven Soderbergh for "turning coat," they should examine reality. The numbers, both at the box office and...
Hiding Da Vinci
It has been said that even bad press is good publicity, and there's a certain amount of truth to that. There's certainly no lack of press (good and bad) surrouding the release of The Da Vinci Code, which opens on Friday. It's a curious thing to ...
Recast, Regenerate, Reboot
Any kind of recasting is a potentially dangerous minefield. Once audiences have become familiar with an actor in a role, or once an actor has been inextricably linked to a character, it can become difficult to change the actor without risking the ...